19th century

Secret History of Our Streets

  BBC2’s award winning series of The Secret History of Our Streets has returned with a second series focusing on three archetypal streets in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen. Episode Two  features Glasgow’s Duke Street. To illustrate how Glasgow was laid out in Victorian… Read More ›

Level 12 festive foyer

We’ve given our current foyer display in Special Collections a festive twist.  Continuing the Cooking up a Story theme of edible and chemical recipes, items include the University Laboratory Christmas Annual from 1869 and the book of a Victorian ‘masque’ featuring the characters of Mince-Pie… Read More ›


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